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Recording of a Gambhira performance by Tarapada Sarkar and group, Malda, made possible by the efforts of Centre of Advanced Studies (Department of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University), Bhromora and Blur Images. Gambhira is an ancient form of performance, linked with folk rituals of worship. Today the form is associated with critical comments on socio-political issues from common people, mostly below the poverty line. Tarapada follows his guru Matarbabu or the reputed Jogendranath...
Topics: gambhira, gombhira, গম্ভীরা, tarapada sarkar, malda, bengal, bengali folk...